Banana-Nutella-Croissant French Toast In a Mug

The ultimate decadence! 2-minutes and 7-ingredients is all that it takes for this decadent-dessert-french toast cooked in a microwave. Happy Friday folks! Hope you’ll have fun or laid back plans for this evening. Personally, I’m more of a stay-at-home with Netflix kinda gal (of course with a glass of wine, duh…). Going out on a […]

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Ridiculously Healthy Oatmeal Cookies

These highly-addictive anytime cookies are “ridiculously” healthy and easy to make. Enjoy them for breakfast or pack them in school lunchbox or snack anytime. Go ahead….indulge!! They are TOTALLY GUILT-FREE. Gluten-free (use gluten-free oats) Dairy-free Vegan (use vegan chocolate chips) No added fats No added sugar This cookie has it all! Three more weeks for […]

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Deconstructed Mango Lassi and Chia Breakfast Parfait

The 5-ingredient breakfast parfait that is a feast for the eyes! I have a confession to make – Chia seeds found it’s way into my kitchen only about 3 weeks ago. I know…I know…..I realize the stupidity too. So, what changed my mind? A lady was contemplating at our local Sprouts one day, holding on […]

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Overnight Dark Chocolate Hot Oatmeal

Decadent, rich, luxurious and creamy hot oatmeal is made only with milk, oats, almond butter, cocoa powder and honey. It comes together in just 5 minutes in the microwave! Oatmeals are one of those healthy and filling breakfasts that we love around here. But, it’s not practical on hectic weekday mornings and those quick-cooking ones […]

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Honey Whipped Ricotta Toast with Blood Oranges

Not your usual morning toast!!! Juicy blood orange slices, creamy ricotta whipped with honey and served over a golden toasted slice of bread. Not blood orange season? Top with fresh berries in spring or sliced plums/nectarines/peaches in Summer. Blood orange season is short lived and I’m always a fortunate recipient of these crimson colored fruits from […]

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Kale and Egg topped Naan with Spicy Garlic-Chipotle Oil

6 ingredients and 10 minutes – skip the take out and make this scrumptious flat bread instead!! It has been raining cats and dogs in California for couple of months now. Not that the rain is appreciated after a long period of drought, it has just been overwhelming and all the reservoirs have started to […]

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Chai Spiced and Glazed Braided Bread

Crisp outside yet super soft and fluffy inside with ginger, cardamom and a sticky chai glaze. A bread that is feast for eyes and tastebuds! First, I would like to share some exiting news with y’all or make that two – My Cranberry Coconut Smoothie Bowl has been published in Elle.es, a leading Latin fashion magazine and my Spice […]

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Orange-Walnut Cake

A simple yet scrumptious orange-scented cake made very easily in a food processor. Delicious plain or with coffee. I hate this time of the year! Rain…cold….shorter days…so depressing. Adding to the misery is the produce section, no fruits whatsoever. All I see is citrus (but gorgeous ones though), apples and pears. I certainly spot berries […]

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Apple Pancake Cups

Pretty, fun pancakes baked in muffin cups with apple roses. Simple yet elegant for Valentines’ day or Mother’s day. Simple… Cute… Fun… easy… elegant… adorable…. Want to impress that special someone with an elegant breakfast? But, don’t like slaving over a hot stove? These cups are just the cutest thing ever. Whip up your favorite […]

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Shrimp Breakfast Burrito

Quick and easy burrito with cheesy scrambled eggs, spicy shrimp, store-bought salsa and creamy avocado. Delicious any time of the day! Happy Friday folks! Kauai was not only a stunning island but also home to the sweetest shrimp that I have ever tasted. They are raised in pristine salt water with no use of antibiotics […]

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